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This weekend, 7th Dan Black Belt and BJJ Black Belt Steve Gawthorpe, paid a visit to Leigh Judo Club to deliver a masterclass of judo to the eager talented members. British judo champion, world medalist and Olympian has had many achievements throughout his long career, including achieving 5th at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, European bronze in Liege and becoming World bronze medallist in Seoul.

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British Masters Champion John Hope delivered a masterclass with expert coaching and training to the club members at Leigh Judo Club this month. The award winning club has previously welcomed Olympian Sophie Cox and Commonwealth champion David Groom. The champion black belt, is currently studying a Masters Degree in Advanced Sports Coaching at Sheffield Hallam University along side the Leigh Judo Club head coach Luke Brown.

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